What Are "Cookies"?
A cookie (also called web cookie, Internet cookie, browser cookie, or simply cookie) is a small piece of data consisting solely of a set of information in text format, sent from a website and stored on the user's hard drive by the user's web browser while the user is browsing. Storage takes place either temporarily throughout the visit, or sometimes for longer periods, depending on the type of cookie.
Types of Cookies
- Necessary Cookies: allow you to perform basic functions of the website. These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like e-billing, can not be provided.
- Performance Cookies: collect information about how visitors use the website. For instance, they reveal which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect information that identifies the visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.
- Functionality Cookies - Analytics: "remember" user’s preferences while browsing the web and provide enhanced, more personal features. They also enable the evaluation of the effectiveness of the various functions of the website. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized and they cannot track user’s browsing activity on other websites.
- Targeting or Advertising Cookies: are used to deliver adverts more relevant to user and user’s interests. They are also used to send targeted advertising or offers to limit bulk, spam, and nonsensical advertising. At the same time they help measure the effectiveness of ad campaigns.
How to disable cookies:
Open Internet Explorer, and then click the “Tools” option. The Tools menu displays. Click the “Internet Options” entry in the Tools menu
Click the tab "Privacy".Select the appropriate setting.
Select “Settings” and then click “Advanced”.In tab "Privacy and Security", select "Content Settings".Click "Cookies".
Select “Preferences” and then click “Privacy”.Click “Manage Website Data”.
Select "Tools" and then click "Settings".Click the content "Privacy & Security".Find the menu "Content Blocking", where you can view your settings for Content Blocking, which includes cookies.
Go to "Settings" and then click “Advanced” in the left sidebar, and click “Security & privacy”.Select "Cookies".
Access and control of information:
We acknowledge your right to access and control your personal data.
To request access or correction of your personal data, you can send an email to email@example.com. To delete information that you have provided through the Services, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will respond within a reasonable time.
(Please note that some or all of the information you provided may be required in order for the Services to function properly or may be automatically retained in backup storage or records retention archival storage.)